Stone Cacti

It’s no secret that I’ve been a little obsessed with stonecarving the last few years, despite not actually doing much...

MAYSTL

This May we took a long weekend in St. Louis, and enjoyed some time with my folks, enjoyed the pool, and enjoyed our annual Cardinals game. I have a new...

Professor Matt: Interaction Design

I don’t think I’ve posted about this much, but during last fall and this spring my main ‘side project’ attention was spent … teaching an actual college course at the...

We Make Carpets

We Make Carpets is a long-running project of three dutch designers: they take a prosaic object (rubberbands, shuttlecocks, pencils,...

Meow Wolf

Meow Wolf; I expected to love it and I looooooved it. Meow Wolf, if you haven’t heard of it, is an immersive narrative art installation...

Cuneiform Class Visit

Can you believe they let the idiot from Dumb Cuneiform into a classroom of actual students? They did! I got to visit Felix’s class...

Italia

This is a mostly stream-of-consciousness log of our recent trip to Italy. It was mostly to coordinate some work projects with BNB, but Erika came along too and we got...

Whorl Table

Look at this wizardry! I hardly understand how this table works, but apparently it’s made of ‘concrete cloth’, and shaped using some very complicated forms....

New Baby!

A fun thing to have around the house: a newborn baby that’s not actually yours. I actually really love babies now, and for the next few weeks we get to...

2017

Like last year, I’m doing a year-end wrapup post just becase I enjoy the exercise of looking back so much. I’m a forward-facing person, and it’s easy to forget the...